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2020-05-21T17:18:41+00:00

Peter McLaughlin

Peter McLaughlin is an acclaimed acoustic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, performer, recording artist and music instructor located in Tucson, AZ.  He plays many genres and styles, and specializes in acoustic flatpicking and fingerpicking techniques.  He was born in Washington DC, and his family's roots are in Scotland and England by [...]

2020-05-21T17:18:49+00:00

Rebekah Rolland

Rebekah Rolland is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter based in Tucson. Early immersion in Arizona’s old-time and Bluegrass scene fueled her love for the tradition of storytelling through music, prompting her to study literature and music at the University of Arizona before setting out on several national tours with [...]

2020-05-21T17:19:15+00:00

Mark Miracle

Award winning mandolinist Mark Miracle has been playing Bluegrass/Americana music for over 40 years. Traveling the globe, his stylings and expertise has made him a sought after bandmate, guest artist and teacher. Having roots deep in traditional Bluegrass, this only bears as the foundation for what Mark brings as [...]

2020-05-21T17:22:19+00:00

John Reischman – Teaching online only for 2020

John Reischman is one of the premier mandolinists of his generation. He’s a master instrumentalist capable of swinging between re-inventions of traditional old-time tunes, deconstructions from the bluegrass repertoire, and compelling original tunes, many of which have become standards. He’s also a powerful bandleader, touring his band the Jaybirds [...]

2020-05-21T17:23:01+00:00

K. C. Groves – Teaching online only for 2020

When K.C. Groves was a young musician she was mentored by bluegrass and acoustic music greats such as Sally Van Meter, Charles Sawtelle and Laurie Lewis. She has since become a driving force in her own right, passing on that spark and pure joy of playing music. A multi-faceted [...]

2020-05-21T17:22:57+00:00

Chris Brashear – Teaching online only for 2020

Chris Brashear is a multi-instrumentalist, a singer and a songwriter. Along with Peter McLaughlin and Todd Phillips, Chris shared an artist residency at the Museum of Northern Arizona which produced The Colton House Sessions: Songs For The Southwest. Chris’s most recent solo recording, Heart Of The Country, was produced [...]

2020-05-27T23:45:37+00:00

Hannah Prizznick

Hannah Prizznick is an artist and violinist who blends her contemporary style with bluegrass, Celtic, Folk and Classical, using her love of music and innate ability to enhance the sound of those she collaborates with. Growing up in a large family of musicians, she started her pursuit of music [...]

2020-05-28T23:25:06+00:00

Mike Shiner

Mike Shiner is a soulful balladeer and songwriter with a background in rhythm, blues, soul and Americana. His musical interests and styles range from easy ballads to acoustic blues and Motown grooves. Mike has a degree in Music Production from Berklee College of Music with a Minor in Bass. [...]